6th March 2018
Agency Express, the UK’s largest, multiple award-winning estate agency board franchise, are delighted to announce that they have been revealed as finalists in the prestigious 'bfa HSBC Franchisor of the Year' awards.
Of the 900+ UK franchise brands Agency Express are amongst the 18 finalists to present to a judging panel of industry experts on the 20th or 21st March.
Achieving an award for 'Franchisor of the Year' is the highest honour available to franchise brand. The awards recognise the UK’s most exceptional franchisors for their business growth, development, service excellence and commitment to ethical franchising practice.
The final announcement of the winner and awards presentation will be held at the 'bfa HSBC Franchisor of the Year Awards' gala dinner on Thursday 28th June.
Pip Wilkins, the bfa’s CEO, commented:
"Our annual awards are proving more popular than ever, with a 32% increase in entries this year over 2017, so it’s been a tough task to narrow it down to our 18 finalists. I’d like to thank everyone who entered and congratulate our finalists, you have already earned the right to proudly display our new bfa HSBC Franchise Award Finalist logo. It’s wonderful to see so many great entries, the effort and commitment that goes into every one is undeniable. Good luck to all on the shortlist and I look forward to seeing your presentations next month!"
Andrew Brattesani, UK Head of Franchising for HSBC, added:
"To recognise the achievements of all the finalists of the bfa HSBC Franchise Awards, 2018 is an essential part of promoting excellence and best practise for all franchisors working in the UK. Comparing one great entry against another is never easy, particularly as every year the standard seems to increase. I’m proud to be on the judging panel again, looking forward to the entry presentations and excited to continue HSBC’s support of this excellent awards programme."
Agency Express Managing Director Stephen Watson commented:
"Agency Express are delighted to be announced as a finalist in the 2018 'bfa HSBC Franchisor of the Year' awards. The revered award showcases the UK’s most exceptional franchisors and achieving a place in the final selection illustrates our commitment to our franchisees, their success and their wellbeing. To be recognised as ‘Franchisor of the Year’ is truly the kitemark of franchise excellence and something every franchise should aspire to."
26th April 2018
Agency Express is delighted to announce that they have for a second consecutive year been voted as the UK’s best supplier to the property industry in the 2018 ESTAS Awards.
6th March 2018
Agency Express has been recognised for its outstanding customer service by The ESTAS.
The support is still fantastic and you are never left alone when you need help. There is always someone on the other end of the phone to assist with whatever the problem may be. Agency Express staff are more like friends and family that you can just ring for a chat and that is a rare benefit other companies do not have.Danny James, Agency Express Teesside
During the last two and a half years, the business has grown to a point where I’m working at full capacity with one van. I really enjoy the freedom of being able to choose the hours I work, and I particularly appreciate being able to work from home.John Burke, Agency Express Colchester
I was filled with confidence from the professional way my enquiries were dealt with by the Agency Express Team. The strength of the franchise package, the impressive growth of the business in the last 12 years and over 100 franchisees proves that the model clearly works.Martin Shuker, Agency Express Lancaster
Family friendly working hours
The deposit paid on a new Renault Master van, complete with Agency Express graphics, SatNav and removable racking